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Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We arrived at 3 PM, were told we could not check in until 4. At 4 PM we were told the rooms were not ready and that they would call us. We had no where to go and were tired. We finally got our room at 5:45 PM. For $275 a night my room should have been ready by 4...

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

WHERE DO I START...I drove up and my mouth dropped. The Valet person was so dang nice and helpful. Made us feel like Royalty. We checked in and they guided us to our room where we changed and hit the sushi place across the street. The bar downstairs was also a great experience. Met a couple from NY and laughed...

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Long Island, New York
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We splurged for a 2 bedroom/2 bathroom suite that had a full kitchen, LR/DR and washer and dryer. We were so excited and expected it to be beautiful and clean. It was NOT clean! The master bedroom had splashes of drink or food on the walls by the bed, the lampshade on the other side of the bed was stained...

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3Thank Trina M
Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Trina M, Thanks for taking time to posting to TA.com. The entire team at Marina Inn sincerely apologizes for the oversights and challenges you encountered during your recent stay. We pride ourselves on delivering service standards in keeping with our AAA 4 Diamond rating. It's clear we missed that objective on many fronts we and will take steps to...

Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Another hotel messed up my reservation and I ended up at the Marina Inn for the Easter weekend. I had been traveling all day and just tired. From the moment I checked in Andrew was very pleasant and friendly. In the middle of trying to figure out all the craziness, he assured me that he would take care of it...

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Naomi T, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're delighted Andrew was able to assist you and turn your negative situation into a positive. You're correct in suggesting is was a very busy holiday weekend so it's fortunate we were in a positon to help you. Andrew is a dedicated member of our Front Desk team and...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The facility is beautiful, however, the scenery did little to distract from the unfriendly attitude of the registration clerk. We checked on our room availability prior to the four o'clock check in time and were told the room was not available, and they would call when it was. At 6:30 p.m. I still had not heard from them. I called...

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1Thank Laura G
Mark B, Owner at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Laura G, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're so disappointed that your experience at our resort fell short of expectations. We appreciate you recognize what our resort has to offer and that unfortunately it was overshadowed by our service shortcomings. We understand guests have an expectation to check-in on time, timely daily housekeeping, and service that...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hotel with marina, tennis club and golf club nearby. However, not clear from the website that the hotel will not arrange for your tennis/golf and that the clubs are not part of the hotel. Also unclear if there are special arrangements with the respective clubs. The hotel itself is clean, the rooms are spacious and with large bathrooms. The...

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hello isjovin, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're happy you enjoyed your stayed at our resort, specifically the large accommodations, restaurant, private beach access and shuttle. Regarding the tennis and golf clubs, while our website provides general information for both locations, you're correct they are not managed by the hotel; however, our guests to get access to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful place to go with family. Lots to do. Great location and helpful staff. The shuttle takes you directly to a private beach with umbrellas and chairs. Great for children who want to collect sea shells.

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hello Reneethegreek, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're delighted your family enjoyed your April vacation at our resort. We recently opened our beach amenity and private beach access which will run seasonally every weekend until Memorial Day weekend, then 7 days a week through Labor Day weekend. It's a great location, congestion free offering a small dinning...

Mound, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in the area for the first time and looking to relax. The facility offered us everything we wanted in April. The pool area is small but inviting and the Waterscape restaurant provided prompt but unhurried service and very good quality food. We spent time walking the grounds and the Marina. There is good access to all the "touristy...

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Rod S, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're pleased you enjoyed a relaxing stay at our resort, enjoying the pool, grounds, Waterscapes Restaurant and the food quality. We hope you'll be able to return for another visit soon. Thanks again for posting. Mark B.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this hotel beautiful and loved the location. Gorgeous grounds and lobby. Room was very spacious and comfortable. Only issue is we left room one day at 10 AM, came back at 9 PM to discover our room was never cleaned. That was pretty disappointing given the upscale reputation of the hotel. They never compensated us with a complimentary...

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi Lynn M, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're very happy you enjoyed our accommodations, grounds and lobby. We do take a lot of pride in our landscaping dedicating a lot of resources to ensure they are well maintained. We apologize about your housekeeping issues and apparent lack of follow up from our Guest Service team. Please...

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Marina Inn is beautiful! While it isn't on the beach, it is just as good! No matter if you are with the family, friends or just traveling solo there is a place for you. The golfing, restaurant and rooms are fantastic! Also the pools are great for families too, they have plenty of room for swimming or laying out....

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Mark B, Manager at Marina Inn at Grande Dunes, responded to this review

Hi lhickman, Thanks for taking time to post on TA.com, we're delighted your time at our resort was such a memorable experience. You cover quiet a lot in your review which will surely help other Tripadvisor.com visitors determine if Marina Inn is the place for them. We're grateful for your detailed comments and look forward to your next visit! Thanks...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Waterscapes at the Marina Inn
Waterscapes at the Marina Inn
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Golf course
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Centrally located to top area attractions; AAA 4 diamond rated since 2007 and a 2011 TripAdvisor Top 25 Hotel in the US. Amenities include private access beach with full amenities; pools, whirlpools, sauna, workout facility, two golf courses and tennis onsite & summer children's activities. Additional amenities include: Wi-Fi, valet parking, concierge and in-room spa services. Dining options range from casual to elegant and include our signature restaurant WaterScapes and Ruths Chris also located onsite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Marina Inn at Grande Dunes

Address: 8121 Amalfi Place, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572-8157
Region: United States > South Carolina > Coastal South Carolina > Myrtle Beach
Price Range: €157 - €350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Marina Inn at Grande Dunes 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Marina Inn At Grande Dunes Hotel Myrtle Beach
Marina Hotel Myrtle Beach
Marina Hotel At Grande Dunes
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#2 Romantic Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#2 Business Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Myrtle Beach
#6 Family Hotel in Myrtle Beach
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“Thin walls, can hear everything, not sure what rooms would be best, had a suite and we could hear everything coming from next door.”
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“Great views of golf course and waterway, sunset views are beautiful.”
lhickman, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“upper floors have great view of the river and marina.”
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“Opt for intra coastal or marina views.”
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“All rooms have views of either the Marina or the Waterway. Villa rooms have self-service laundry facilities en suite.”
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